Vulnerable component: ColdFusion
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.
The weakness exists due to improper validation of the user-supplied input. A remote attacker can create specially crafted HTTP request containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) and view contents of arbitrary files on vulnerable system.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information and compromise vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
- ColdFusion 9-10 - Credential Disclosure [Exploit-DB]